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Our E-Learning platform has modules for leaseholders looking to manage their own building using a RTM company.

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Can I challenge my exit fee as an unfair contract term?

At present it is extremely difficult to challenge exit fees because they are not legally classified as a “service charge” or an “administration charge”. Therefore  you cannot make an application to the Tribunal to determine cases relating to exit fees.

However, the Office of Fair Trading (OFT) undertook an investigation on whether exit fees are an unfair contract term under the Unfair Consumer Contract Terms Regulations 1999 (UCCTR 1999). It is worth noting that UCCTR 1999 does not apply to leases entered into BEFORE July 1995.

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